PhD Student Shawna Murray-Browne to Present at Psychotherapy Networker in 2020

The Psychotherapy Networker Symposium is the largest annual conference for mental health professionals in the field, hosting 4,000 therapists each year. From March 19 - 22, 2020, this symposium will take place in Washington, D.C. at the Omni Shoreham. Shawna Murray-Browne, a second year PhD student, will present on that Friday afternoon (March 20). Her workshop entitled, "How to Heal A Sista: A Grassroots Approach to Helping Black Women" will explore: - The distinctive stressors black women face, and the most effective ways to address the physical and psychological toll they take - The use of embodiment, authentic use of self, and integrative assessment tools that celebrate black culture and destigmatize mental health issues - Grassroots approaches to inspire self-determination and collective healing among African American women Find Out More:


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